Become a Cyber Smart family
As a parent, you develop and determine appropriate computer use for your family in your home. The following document is dot points that have been developed through consultation and recommendations from Tatachilla Staff, Students, and a Parent focus group. There is no blanket rule for all students. Even within a family there may be some variations to the usage of laptops between siblings. However, as a starting point it helps to know what is being said here at School and shared with other parents so that you can feel supported.
This information is intended to be used as a guide only.
Cybersmart is a national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), as part of the Australian Government’s Commitment to Cybersafety. The program is specifically designed to meet the needs of its target audiences of children, young people, parents, teachers and library staff.
The Carly Ryan Foundation is a non profit charity created to promote internet safety.
They support families and the community through education, counselling, engagement, promotion and political advocacy
The Common Sense Media site is a great parent resources including media reviews and age guidelines. Look up the movies, games, apps and websites you are considering and find out what parents need to know. Includes age rating guidelines.
The UK's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.